Just as fashion is important, your health is the utmost before fashion, since you only think of fashion and accessories when you feel good. Due to been on my feet most of the time during the day through my third pregnancy, I struggled with swollen feet worst of all Varicose Vein something I did not know the name of at the time! lool.
I visited my GP but she only prescribed me a socks and to raise my legs at night time hmm, that did not work in fact according to her I should have come earlier than I did and that the vein can not go back to my pre-pregnancy body, Oh Dear I felt unhappy and kept looking that there must be something that will help me with this as I love wearing three Quarter Jeans, Skirt.

This condition is highly unattractive and might cause pain and discomfort, reducing the ability to move normally. 
Varicose veins usually affect older or pregnant women due to hormonal influences, and since the veins lose their natural elasticity as a result of the increased inflammation levels, they tend to develop over time as someone ages.
In most cases, varicose veins usually cover the entire legs, and most remedies usually fail to provide the desired results. However the list below there have been positive experience since they are everyday safe home cooking item also It relieves the symptoms, prevents complications like bleeding or sores, and slow their progress. Try this remedies as it will help you avoid surgery and still get a proper treatment of the varicose veins.
So if you are like me that love Home Remedies that do work then this list is for you:

1. Olive Oil

Clean the skin on the legs, and heat some extra virgin olive oil.
When warm, apply the olive oil to the affected areas, and start massaging the legs in a circular motion, starting from the feet upwards, and gently press the area.
This will boost blood circulation, and reduce the inflammation and pain. Moreover, the skin will quickly absorb the oil, and it will detoxify the body, supply the body with healthy fats, and omega 3s. Leave it to act overnight.
In this way, olive oil will improve the passage of blood through the veins and restore the function of the unidirectional valves.
Repeat on a daily basis, and in a very short time, your varicose veins will disappear. Kelly Harrison.


Cabbage leaves are full of Vitamins, Fiber, and Minerals which are excellent for varicose veins. You can either apply it by preparing a cabbage poultice or consume it regularly in your diet. Cabbage leaves are an answer as to how to get rid of varicose veins pain naturally

Cabbage to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

Cabbage Poultice –

Method 1 –

  • Finely chop cabbage leaves and add them to boiling water.
  • Once the leaf softens, strain them and put it in a blender.
  • Blend the leaves to form a fine paste.
  • Transfer the hot paste to a muslin cloth and seal its ends.
  • Apply the hot poultice on the affected areas.
  • Repeat several times in a day to reduce the symptoms of varicose vein.

    Method 2 –

    • Chop cabbage leaves and blend them in a blender.
    • Add sufficient quantity of water to form a smooth paste.
    • Apply this paste on the legs and affected areas.
    • Tie a thin cloth around it.
    • Leave it for an hour or so.
    • Wipe off the paste with a cloth.
    • Wash off with normal water and pat dry.

      Cabbage really helps to reduce varicose pain. Moreover, it reduces pain and inflammation and allows blood flow through the veins. Follow this method till you feel the effectiveness.

      3. Garlic

      Garlic to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

      It works very well on inflammation and is very effective to remove toxins from the body which in turn helps in blood circulation. Sometimes, the varicose vein pain is unbearable and garlic is definitely a solution for how to get rid of varicose veins and its symptoms.It is also advisable to include garlic in your diet regularly.


      • Garlic
      • Mustard oil


        • Crush 5-6 garlic cloves.
        • Heat the mustard oil on low flame.
        • Add the crushed garlic to the warm mustard oil.
        • Allow the mix to stand for the whole night.
        • Next morning, soak a cotton ball in the mix and apply it on the affected parts.
        • Massage gently for few minutes.
        • Repeat this process 2-3 times in a day.

          The warmth of oil and garlic relaxes the veins and allows blood circulation in the body. This process is very effective to reduce the pain and symptoms of varicose vein. Over a period of time, it can be completely healed.

          4. Hot Compression

          Hot Compression to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

          Hot compression not only relaxes the veins but also prevents blood clots and stagnation. Hot compression also provides temporary relief from pain and inflammation.Procedure-
          • Boil water in a container.
          • Soak a towel in the hot water.
          • Wrap the towel around the legs and thighs where varicose veins are present.
          • Repeat this process several times, once the towel becomes cold.

            It is always advisable to consult a doctor before going in for any form of compression.

            5. Parsley

            Parsley to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

            Parsley herb helps to reduce varicose veins as it is a rich source of flavonoids which helps in collagen formation in the body. Collagen provides elasticity and hence is good for the veins.


            • Take few parsley leaves and add it to boiling water.
            • Let it steep for some time and then strain the liquid.
            • Add few drops of olive oil to the liquid.
            • Apply the solution on the affected parts of the leg.
            • Repeat this process every day to get rid of varicose veins.

              All thanks to Anamika Samantaray.

              Image Credits: Essentialoilscoaching

              Varicose Vein

              6. Cypress oil 

              A little known about cypress oil benefits, it can do wonders if you massage the varicose veins area with it. It has anti-inflammatory effects, improves blood circulation and reduces swelling.    
              7. Mint and rosemary
              Another combination with soothing and anti-inflammatory effects is mixing in equal parts mint and rosemary essential oil. Apply it on the affected area and it will banish pain away. Both oils relax the muscles and reduce inflammation. In addition, the refreshing effect of mint helps to relieve pain caused by varicose veins.    
              8. Lemon and marigold essential oil
              If lemon brings freshness and reduces inflammation, the essential marigold oil is very good for any skin problem.
              Beginning with acne, to psoriasis and varicose veins, essential marigold oil soothes and reduces swelling. Pain will be gone in the blink of an eye. 
              9. Gentle massage
              Blood pooling in the veins is one major problem that exacerbates varicose veins. It causes the lax walls of the veins to expand and get twisted, impeding the blood flow further. Formation of blood clots is another risk. It always helps to keep the legs at a slightly elevated position while sitting and lying down to allow the venous blood to flow towards the heart. But massage is a more active way to increase blood circulation, although it should be administered very gently in people with varicose veins. Susan Patterson
              Massaging the legs with gentle upward strokes can smoothen out the twisted veins and accelerate the blood flow. Never use pressure directly on the bulging veins. Use olive oil or coconut oil for lubrication. Mix a few drops of the essential oils of peppermint and olive oil or wintergreen for a soothing effect.
              10.  Increasing activity
              The heart pumps blood into the arteries, but its return to the heart from the legs is aided by the movement of the calf muscles. That is why sedentary lifestyles are bad for varicose veins. When you have this condition, standing and sitting for extended periods should be avoided. Walking is a good activity since it boosts blood circulation, even though the veins in the legs have to carry the blood upwards against gravity.
              If you have a desk job, it helps to take frequent breaks to stretch your legs and move around a bit. Place your legs on a stool at a comfortable height and move your ankles in a circular motion and up and down every now and then. This aids blood circulation. If you have to be on your feet most of the time, keep moving, frequently shifting the weight from one leg to the other. Another exercise to boost circulation is to lift yourself on the balls of the feet repeatedly. Swimming is an excellent workout for the legs because the calf muscles can pump the blood towards the heart without having to work against gravity.   The pain, swelling, and itching of varicose veins can definitely be managed with a combination of diet, exercise, and herbal remedies.
              These easy, inexpensive and natural remedies can relieve symptoms and even arrest the progress of the condition. Before making a decision to try something as drastic as surgery, talk to your medical professional about these natural alternatives.


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